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|Monday, 03 December 2012 16:26|
Syracuse (6-0) has won 48 straight nonconference games and boosted its home winning streak to 26 games.
Eastern Michigan (5-2) and the Orange had met just twice before, the last time also an 84-48 Syracuse victory a year ago in the Carrier Dome. EMU coach Rob Murphy spent seven seasons as an assistant coach under Jim Boeheim at Syracuse before taking the job with the Eagles two years ago.
Eastern Michigan had 24 turnovers and was outscored 31-9 on the miscues.
Freshman Dajuan Coleman had a season-high 14 points and Brandon Triche finished with 12 for the Orange.
Derek Thompson led Eastern Michigan with 18 points and Glenn Bryant had 16.